BSIP, LAURENT H.AMERICAIN / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY BSIP, LAURENT H.AMERICAIN / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Genetic research. Technician examining a healthy set of human chromosomes. This karyotype shows the total complement of female chromosomes, 23 pairs in total. The chromosomes contain the whole genetic code, or genome, in the form of DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid). DNA encodes all of the inherited instructions needed for the development and functioning of living organisms.
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